Shoal Bay Country Club I 02 4981 1555
James Blundell – Saturday 9th June from 7.30pm I $24pp
He was the first young Australian country artist to create an impact on the pop charts and for many years was the nation’s highest selling country artist. Acknowledged by many as the act single-handedly responsible for turning a younger demographic of Australians onto country music, James combined the story-telling character of country icon Slim Dusty with a more rock orientated approach influenced by his love of acts such as John Mellencamp, The Band and The Angels.
Tickets onsale and can be booked HERE.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club I 02 4982 7173
4 Highwaymen – Saturday 9th June from 7.30pm I $25pp
The Highwaymen country music legends, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash & Kris Kristofferson are today still regarded as four of the greatest country music stars of all time.
Australia’s own 4 Highwaymen are seasoned country music entertainers who present a world-class performance together with their live band. They are artists who have joined together to pay homage to these great legends.
Melinda Schneider – Sunday 10th June from 6pm I $39pp
Great Women of Country is Melinda's heartfelt homage to the songs, the songwriters and the singers who have shaped them. Audiences can look forward to beautiful renditions of timeless hits from Tammy Wynette, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton & Patsy Cline - Stand By Your Man, I Will Always Love You, Linda Blue Bayou, Love Hurts, and many more.
For lovers of country music, or just great songs, this is a must-see concert!
Wests Nelson Bay Diggers I 02 4981 1344
Plenty of country music, entertainment, bush poetry, boot scootin and activities happening at Wests.
Hurricane Fall – Saturday 9th June from 8pm I $10pp
Hailing from Tamworth, NSW, but now calling Newcastle home, Hurricane Fall are one of the hardest working bands in the Aussie country/rock scene
Jade Holland & Band – Saturday 9th June from 9.30pm I Free Entry
Jade Holland is one of Australia’s most exciting emerging country artists; a fact that was confirmed when she secured a place in the 2017 Toyota Star Maker Grand Final and was voted by country music fans as The Most Promising Future Star in the 2017 Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards.
Nelson Bay Bowling Club I 02 4981 1272
Songwriters In The Round – Sunday 10th June from 3pm I $20pp
Lee J.Collier, Golden Guitar Winners The Crosby Sisters and Nashville Award Winner Wendy Wood.
Nelson Bay Golf Club I 02 4981 1132
Drew McAlister – Saturday 9th June from 8pm I $25pp
Drew McAlister has seen him nominated for an ARIA Award, won 4 Golden Guitars and a CMC OZ Artist Award. Drew is at the forefront of contemporary Australian country music and as we head into 2018 McAlister delivers formidable energy with his new show and album. This is a get up from your seat kind of show, it leaves you with a feel-good feeling in your heart and a tune in your head long after the song is through